European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)

Anthony M. Collins

European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Advocate General

Graduate of Trinity College, Dublin (Legal Science) (1984) and of the Honourable Society of King’s Inns, Dublin (Barrister-at-Law) (1986); Bencher of the Honourable Society of King’s Inns (since 2013); Barrister-at-Law (1986-90 and 1997-2003) and Senior Counsel (2003-13) at the Bar of Ireland; Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice of the European Communities (1990-97); Director of the Irish Centre for European Law (1997-2000) and continues to be a Member of its Board of Directors; Vice-President of the Council of European National Youth Committees (1979-81); General Secretary, Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions (1977-84); General Secretary, Irish Union of School Students (1977-79); International Vice-President, Union of Students in Ireland (1982-83); Member of the Permanent Delegation of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) to the EU and EFTA Courts (2006-13); Judge at the General Court from 16 September 2013 to 7 October 2021; Advocate General at the Court of Justice since 7 October 2021.

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Anthony M. Collins No need to bang on the table


Two recent judgments delivered by the General Court of the EU show that where applicants challenge the facts underlying a Commission decision in the field of competition law, the Commission is required to prove those facts on pain of the annulment of that decision. In that context the General (...)



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